Training Topics

Training TopicsThe following is a representative sampling of the sorts of training programs that have been conducted by attorneys of the firm. Individualized programs can be developed to meet your specific needs. For further information on training, contact Marylou Fabbo at mfabbo@skoler-abbott.com.

  • Hire and Fire in Haste – Techniques for safely hiring and terminating employees
  • Avoiding and Investigating Claims of Sexual Harassment
  • Effective Employee Discipline
  • Preserving a Union-Free Environment
  • Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace
  • Performing a Human Resources Audit – Checking Your Employment Practices and Policies for Compliance and Consistency
  • Navigating the Electronic Maze – Employment Issues Related to Email, Internet and Other Electronic Communication
  • Investigating Employee Misconduct
  • Employee Discharge and Documentation
  • Workplace Violence – Prevention, Protection, and Plan of Action
  • Employee Privacy in the Workplace
  • Wage and Hour Law — Making Your Way Through the Minefield
  • When Is a Worker an Employee? Avoiding Problems with Temporary Employees and Independent Contractors
  • The American with Disabilities Act, Workers’ Compensation and the Family Medical Leave Act — Dangerous Crossroads for the Employer
  • Reasonable Accommodations for Disabled/Handicapped Employees Under State and Federal Law
  • Employee Leaves of Absence – FMLA, SNLA, MMLA, Military Leave and Other Types of Paid and Unpaid Leaves
  • Supervisor Training — What Every Good Supervisor Needs to Know About Managing Employees
  • Social Networking – Challenges for Employers in the Electronic Age
  • Employers’ Obligations to Provide a Workplace Free from Harassment and Discrimination, and Best Practices for Meeting Those Obligations